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Elijah Wood Biography

Elijah Wood stars as Frodo Baggins in The Lord of the Rings.
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The Lord of the Rings was the number one flick at the box office.
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Birthdate: January 28, 1981

Elijah Wood: Child Star

Elijah Wood, who was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, has been in show biz since he was a young boy. Wood began modeling as a little kid and then jumped into TV commercials and finally movies. Elijah Wood's leap into features came with a small role in Back to the Future II in 1989. Then came starring roles in The Good Son (1993) and the dolphin movie, Flipper (1996.)

Elijah Wood, The Household Hobbit

Elijah Wood's done a ton of movies, but his role as Frodo Baggins in The Lord of The Rings movie trilogy is what has launched Elijah Wood into major stardom - and made him a household hobbit. Elijah Wood is the first to admit that his part in The Lord of the Rings, which was shot in New Zealand, was the best role he's ever done. The last installment, The Return of the King, has Frodo finally dealing with the One Ring once and for all.

Elijah Wood - Did U Know?

  • Elijah Wood owns one of the rings that was used in The Lord of the Rings.
  • Elijah Wood lives in the guest house behind his mom's house in LA.
  • Elijah Wood's younger sister, Hannah, made her acting debut in his flick, Radio Flyer.
  • Elijah Wood has two dogs named Rascal and Levonne.

    Elijah Wood Says...

    "If I wasn't an actor, I'd be a secret agent."

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